M&A Metrics for Software Companies

January 2021


In early December, BDO published a guide for software companies seeking private equity investment. Knowing how to prepare for a private equity acquisition, what firms are looking for and how to negotiate a favorable deal and collaborate with the PE firm post-investment are very important. In this guide, BDO professionals offer insights to help achieve the best results.

More recently BDO published an article specific to M&A metrics for software companies, to accompany the guide. Software companies may be surprised by the metrics used to gauge their value and growth potential during an M&A process, so knowing what investors look at is key when it comes to deal negotiations.